Propaganda film from the Empire: Excellent! May the Fourth Be With You…tomorrow!
First Entry: Star Wars, a New Hope A new occasional series will take place on this blog at the intersection of Science Fiction and Theology, which will be a sharable form of classes that I’ve developed at my local church. In January 2013 I began a monthly group that would watch or reflect on a [...]
20th Anniversary of the Thrawn trilogyA little under 20 years ago, it started. It started small, only once, but after that first time, I was hooked. I looked forward to the second time. Then the third time. Then I would go back to the first one and re-experience it. That’s right, I’m talking about Star [...]
Unity in Diversity…or Unity over Diversity? The choice is yours.Star Wars is a sci-fi conflict between the Rebellion and the Empire. In the movies, it is a black/white conflict: The Rebellion is good, the Empire is bad. Even Darth Vader/Anakin who betrays and kills the Emperor is a really bad guy when you get down [...]